Job opportunity: Assistant Professor, Livestock Sustainability
Closing date: 15 February 2023, but this position will remain open until filled
Location: University of Minnesota, USA
The University of Minnesota, College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences, is seeking an Assistant Professor, Livestock Sustainability.
Assistant Professor, tenure-track (9-month) position with research (60%) and teaching (40%) responsibilities involving sustainability of livestock production systems. The individual in this position will work closely with UMN faculty and students to conduct externally funded research in one or more areas of livestock sustainability, including aspects of nutrient cycling, air and water quality, and/or resource management. The candidate may conduct research in resource utilization with their preferred livestock or poultry species. The teaching opportunities will include development of an interdisciplinary and multispecies undergraduate course on livestock and poultry sustainability, graduate course(s) in the individual’s areas of expertise, and contributions to departmental courses and student advising. Engagement with external partners will be critical for the success of the individual in this position. The tenure home of this position is in the Department of Animal Science (http://ansci.umn.edu). The successful candidate is expected to develop independent as well as collaborative research programs and to recruit and mentor graduate students including those from diverse backgrounds. Collaboration among research faculty and with colleagues in other disciplines is expected. This position is funded by legislative action through the Agricultural Research Education Extension and Technology Transfer (AGREETT, https://agreett.umn.edu) program.
For further information about the role and how to apply click HERE.